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  1. Foreword, by Dr. Joseph P. Farrell
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. Introduction
  4. Chapter 1. One Hundred years of Transforming the Future
    1. 1. The Precedents of World Scouting (1907-1920)
      1. 1.1. An Idea, a Book, and How They Came About
      2. 1.2. Scouting in Britain and its Spontaneous Internationalization
      3. 1.3. Peace and the Ideal of the League Nations
    2. 2. The Historical Development of Scouting Worldwide
      1. 2.1. The Period under the Leadership of Robert Baden-Powell
      2. 2.2. The Globalization of Scouting
    3. 3. Evolution of the WOSM Censuses (1924-2004)
    4. 4. World Scouting in the Twenty-first Century: Some Numbers
  5. Chapter 2. An Ideal, A Movement, An Organization
    1. 1. Essential Characteristics of Scouting
      1. 1.1. Definition (What It Is)
      2. 1.2. Purpose (Why It Does Exists) and Principles (Values on Which It Is Based)
      3. 1.3. Educational Method
    2. 2. A Highly Intuitive Educational Movement
      1. 2.1. More a Network Movement than an Organization
      2. 2.2. The Educational Impact and the «Magic» of Scouting
    3. 3. How the Organization Works: Town, Country, and World
      1. 3.1. The Local Group and the National Association
      2. 3.2. When a Country Has More than One Association
      3. 3.3. World Organization(s) and Global Belonging
      4. 3.4. The Gender Approach: WOSM and WAGGGS Separated ... Forever?
    4. 4. Recognition and Belonging
      1. 4.1. Relevance of the Recognition Policy
      2. 4.2. Differentiating between What Is and Is Not Scouting
      3. 4.3. Religion, Culture, Tradition: Motives for Split in Scouting
  6. Chapter 3. «Glocal» Citizenship Education
    1. 1. Citizenship Education and Scouting
      1. 1.1. What Does to Educate Citizens Mean?
      2. 1.2. The Assumptions of «Citizenship» in Scouting
      3. 1.3. Values to Perpetuate Society versus Values to Transform Society
    2. 2. Consistency and Incoherencies in a Global Movement
      1. 2.1. Scouting in the United States: Controversies and Culture War
      2. 2.2. Spiritual Dimension and Dependence from Denomination
      3. 2.3. Social Values, Cultural Change, and Critical Thinking
    3. 3. Local Rooting, National Belonging, and Global Commitment
      1. 3.1. Peace Culture, Human Rights, and Community Development
      2. 3.2. Legitimizing International Institutions
  7. Concluding Remarks
  8. Appendix: Countries and Territories Belonging to World Scouting (WOSM & WAGGGS, 2011)